A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Namie in Japan on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007bar. Event ids that are associated: us10007bar. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 01:38:00 / November 22, 2016 @ 1:38 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:38:00 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.79 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 141.4776 East, latitude 37.1911 North, depth = 10.79 km.
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Iwaki (c. 357 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Kōriyama (c. 340 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Hitachi (c. 186 300 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Sukagawa (c. 68 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kitaibaraki (c. 50 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Nihommatsu (c. 36 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Takahagi (c. 33 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marumori, Nihommatsu, Motomiya. Country/countries that might be effected, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km SE of Namie, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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